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Oct 11, 2012 4:00pm PDT
be educated. striking a chord in afghanistan where women have seen their prospects change dramatically in recent years. more than 3 million girls now get some education, that is a big rise from when they weren't allowed to go to school at all. many fear that trend could reverse itself after withdrawal of foreign troops. >> an old seen in a changing afghanistan. it is the time of the potato harvest. the children are working in the field that they have done -- as they have done for centuries. families depend on their labour. while the 10-year-old helps out with the farming, she also goes to school. making the long walk every day. >> i am in the second class. we did not have school before. i am really happy i am going to school. >> today is a lesson in the local language. in one fifth of afghan women can read or write, but that is a big improvement from a decade ago. the schools in remote areas are helping. there is a big turnout for the launch of this government school. 3 million afghan girls are getting some education. it still leaves 2 million that have never been the class. but attitu
WHUT
Oct 11, 2012 7:00am EDT
for education. still critical and now moved to another hospital. it's midday here in london, 7:00 a.m. in washington where the sporting icon lance armstrong's reputation has suffered yet another blow at the american anti-doping agency labeled him a serial cheat. they have accused him of being at the heart of the most sophisticated doping program ever seen in the sport. it says armstrong used illegal blood and drug transfusions and led his teammates to do the same. >> the american anti-doping agency says it is beyond doubt. lance armstrong won the tour de france seven times by cheating. >> the scientific documents that are there, the financial records, the emails, it paints an undeniable web of unfortunately the deepest and the most sophisticated professionalized drug program that we've ever seen a team run. >> lance armstrong has been accused of doping before. what's new, and perhaps most damning in this report are allegations from other teammates that he bullied them into taking performance enhancing drugs. that he was in charge of the illegal operation. >> you've got a team-run, a
CSPAN
Oct 11, 2012 6:00am EDT
economic security, education and child health. and provide policy recommendations to improve the outcomes in these areas. following the release of the state of american child report, senator dodd and senator bob casey called on first focus and translates great patriotic report card to provide a holistic picture of children's unmet needs in america and policy suggestion on how to meet those needs. so one of the things when we think about this report is we -- i have four kids and i went back to school night, in the past few weeks and i figured out that my kids it created about 300 times a year, with its tests, quizzes, homework assignments, plus all the testing that are required by national policy. so, you know, no child left behind, et cetera. so 300 times we assess kids to you. so what we thought about it was how about how we all as a nation are doing on kids. so what's our report on how we are faring for kids? so this is a chance to turn that around and great ourselves. copies of the report are available, as you all know and also on our website. our grades are not accessing a particular
CSPAN
Oct 10, 2012 8:00pm EDT
about teachers and our future with education and you think about law enforcement and safety on the streets. we think about firefighters and things that we have had to do. we have not responded to doubt where would we be and what would have happened if we hadn't have done the things that would get the environment going again, the manufacturing of automobiles and general motors? >> moderator: you mentioned roads and bridges but what would you favor and how would you pay for his? boswell well i think we are going to have to raise the tax. i think we must do that and it will be indexed inflation but we have talked about that before. that is not new information for you. we talked about in the transportation infrastructure committee sometime ago. it was made between mr. young and mr. oberstar who talked to president bush at the time and he said he would veto it so that did not happen. we have got to do it. >> moderator: congressman boswell, believe you support president obama's stand that would raise taxes on people who make over $250,000 a year, is that correct? boswell: that's c
FOX News
Oct 10, 2012 5:00pm PDT
education and access to a quality education for all of america's citizens and public broadcasting has been an agency and part of the machinery that has delivered quality education at no cost to the public for many, many years. >> bill: when you say at no cost to the public, it's $450 million a year. that's a lot of taxpayer cost. but let me just ask you this: i like pbs programming especially for kids. you did a nice job for a long time on that and it was very educational. the sesame workshop, which is the big driver on pbstv, their assets, according to the irs 2011 filing, $356 billion. that's what the sesame workshop is worth. so i'm going to submit to you, mr. burton, that they can compete in the free marketplace like cartoon channel and others because we're in an era where we have to bring down the spending. of two do it. and you say? >> i say you're missing the point, bill. if you're going to focus on the $414 million, you are missing the point. america has always claimed to be the nation that wants to provide a quality education to all of its citizens. and i'm not saying that pbs i
PBS
Oct 10, 2012 7:00pm PDT
away with affirmative action. it's not just the education community watching this case. as sylvia hall reports, so are some of the nation's biggest companies. >> i hope the court rules that a student's race and ethnicity should not be considered when applying to the university of texas. >> reporter: that's abigail fisher, who was denied a spot in the school's 2008 freshman class. u.t. says race wasn't a factor, but fisher maintains she was rejected because she's white. that accusation could change the way colleges have picked their students for decades. by state law, three quarters of u.t.'s students are accepted automatically, because they are in the top 10% of their high school classes. the rest go through what the university calls a holistic review, considering factors, like grades, essays, personal experiences and race. even fewer students got in that way in 2008, when fisher didn't make the cut. >> there are going to be certain financial consequences to this young lady because she could not attend the school of her preference. as u.t. says, it is critical within texas to be a u.t.
Current
Oct 10, 2012 5:00pm PDT
to her home university because of her her. defend. >> we believe the educational benefits of diversity are so important they're worth fighting for all the way to the supreme court. >> most americans would like a day when we don't need to take race and ethnicity into account in admissions. we are not to that day. >> eliot: joining me now is the president of the national urban league and former mayor of new orleans, thank you mayor for joining me. >> i appreciate it. >> eliot: let me start with what is the hardest question, why do we still need affirmative action in higher education? >> well, there are two important reasons. one is what the consideration does it get to, a diverse student body. a diverse student body at institutions of higher education is where leaders and citizens of tomorrow who will operate in a more diverse world are being trained. the benefits of diversity in the student body in the student body as a role is apparent. secondly education is so basic to one's success that what we have to do is understand that many people still face crushing poverty. many barriers, disc
CSPAN
Oct 11, 2012 1:00am EDT
, not for most people, but for those who make a million dollars or more. making the investments in education, making the investments in research, and we make those investments together and build a future. that is what it will take over the long run to build a stronger future here in western massachusetts, all across the commonwealth, and all across the country. >> thank you. mr. brown? >> thank you. before i start, i want to thank the mayor for your endorsement and support. thank you both for coming. economy. the whole race is about that. we held one of our first jobs fares here because we want to connect people with jobs. when you put a title on a bill in washington that says jobs bill, you have to read the bill. those bills in particular were rejected in a bipartisan manner, and that means democrats and republicans recognize that by taking for under $50 billion in taxes out of the private sector and giving it to washington to increase government spending, that is not the answer. the best answer is to come and put the money in the communities. i went down there today and he did not say, tha
NBC
Oct 10, 2012 5:30pm PDT
for the rights of young girls to be educated and independent. now, she is fighting for her life after an attempt on her life by a team of taliban gunmen. tonight, the outcry over that attack is growing. we get the very latest from nbc. >> malala yousufzai remains in critical condition in the hospital, recovering from emergency surgery to remove a bullet from her neck. a team of seven doctors is working on her case, including specialists called in from retirement. and a government plane is on stand by to carry her overseas for treatment, although she is too unstable to move. today, the chief of surgery paid a visit to her bedside, and vowed to fight terrorism no matter the costs. while malala yousufzai lies in bed, many pray for her recovery. some schools were closed in protests. many demonstrate against the taliban. the shooting has brought new focus to malala situation, the fight for education. >> there can be nothing more cowardly. her story has captured the world's attention. >> yesterday's attack reminds us of the challenge the girls face, whether it is poverty or marginalization, or even vi
Current
Oct 11, 2012 3:00am PDT
for about twenty years i decided that i need to further my education. my masters degree was done completely online and that gave me the freedom and ability to do my education while i raised my kids and worked full time. raising my kids as a single mom and having them see me get my education online and work full-time has given them the opportunity to see that they can do anything that they want to. i'm currently the hospital administrator for two public hospitals. we serve patients who might not otherwise get care. i teach an online nursing program. i feel that i'm giving back something to the nurses that are attempting to get their bachelors degree like i did. doing online education is something that i suggest to many, many people. [♪ theme music ♪] >> announcer: broadcasting across the nation, on your radio, and on current tv this is the "bill press show." >> bill: all eyes on lexington, kentucky. all democratic hopes pinned on joe biden. hey, hello, what do you say everybody? thursday october 11th. this is the "full court press," welcome, welcome to the program. good to see you
CSPAN
Oct 11, 2012 1:00pm EDT
against violence and rape, for equal pay and educational opportunities. on behalf of civil rights and women's rights. we've shown a bright light on women's rights from the powerful economic interest that profit at women's expense to the relishes fundamentalist. in the fall issue of "ms.," we celebrate these 40 years of impactful reporting. from the very first issue, with the abortion petition signed by 53 prominent women who had abortions when they were illegal to repeal our abortion laws. nearly 15 years before anita hill's fame mouse testimony. to our ground beaking reporting that defined genital mutilation as an international crime against women. to our 1996 look inside the taliban's regime before most of the media had even noticed right up to our 2011 story declaring rape is rape in which we revealed the f.b.i.'s 80-year-old definition of rape under counted rapes in this country by hundreds of thousands every year. that was part of a larger feminist campaign and kicked off a fire storm resulting in 140,000 e-mails and letters to the f.b.i. and attorney general demanding the de
CSPAN
Oct 11, 2012 7:00pm EDT
people in the audience. they like it. we viewed it as part of the educational function of the commission of presidential debates. that is what we do it on college campuses. it is amazing, there are thousands of students out there on one side or the other. they are energized. the people in this community are energized. we think is very important to have this sort of setting and we will continue this. there is much jargon about whether or not it ought to be in a studio. -- much argument about whether it ought to be in a studio. i think that is a sterile environment. the university campuses the center of learning in our country. >> we are about to begin engaging our audience on the importance of the vice- presidential debate. our question to them is, does it affect your vote? >> it is a trite expression, but it is true, that the vice president is one heartbeat from the presidency. over the last 50 years, we have had places where the vice president has had to become the president. sometimes temporarily, when we have had operations on some of the existing precedents. other times there are ass
CSPAN
Oct 11, 2012 9:00am EDT
and accountability. i'm talking especially about his education reform and welfare reform and his police reforms. when they didn't work, their answer was always more money. but we have learned from experience the governments must focus on product that comes out of an agency, not on the tax revenue that goes into an agency. [applause] in new york city we have seen how accountability and innovation has led to transformation. in public safety, public education and public assistance. crime in new york city is down more than 30% compared to a decade ago and high school graduations are up 40% and welfare rolls are up 25%. that didn't just happen because i spend more money. it happened because accountability and innovation has become an integral part of the work. it's not easy. it never is. they will always be doomsayers. i also know that tough problems are not solved by an waving a magic wand and charting the right course rather than the easy course takes courage to the and i don't have any doubt that david cameron has the courage of the convictions and i believe that he is charting the right course from br
CSPAN
Oct 11, 2012 5:00pm EDT
of the three most important challenges facing america, arms control and national security, jobs and education and budget deficit by half experience and accomplishments than does the governor in massachusetts. i have been in the congress and i have worked on these issues. believe me, when you look to the arms control and try to deal with the soviet union, you cannot come at it from a nine leaf position. you have to understand the soviet position and understand how they will respond. sitting on that committee for eight years to deal with the soviet union and how we can move forward that is just one of the troubling issues that is going to be facing this nation. >> quayle their something on the table he's charged me with so let's get to that one when you talk about the breakfast club, as you know, there was perfectly legal and biform did and i closed it down almost immediately because i thought the perception was bad. but it's the same law that let you invite the high-priced lobbyists down to williamsburg. bring them down there and entertain them playing golf and playing tennis and bring in the
KICU
Oct 10, 2012 11:30pm PDT
.com. >>> supporters of a number of initiatives, including the governor's tax hike to support education. [ music ] those who took part in the so- called vigil for the votes are encouraging voters to support proposition 30. that's the governor's temporary tax increase proposal. in addition, they are also calling on voters to approve prop 36, which would modify the three strikes law to keep nonviolent offenders to being sentenced to prison. they also want voters to approve prop 34, which would end the death penalty. >>> a man accused of kidnapping, and sexually assaulting a young girl pleaded not guilty in a san mateo county court today. prosecutors say he walked on park side elementary school on september 21 and grabbed a girl from the bathroom. they say he carried her off campus, where he assaulted her. dna evidence prompted them to arrest him. >>> the fallout from the highly publicized ordeal is not over. ktvu's rob roth tells us now the district attorney is asking mirkarimi to excuse himself. >> i'm calling upon ross mirkarimi to recuse himselfs from the duties in his office to the custody, su
FOX
Oct 11, 2012 6:00am EDT
the supreme court should not change the admissions policy. >> we would not be giving the kind of education to awful our students that would be preparing them to work in a diverse and global world. it would be i asetback for our students and our society. >> i hope the court rules that a student's race and ethnicity should not be considered when applying to the university of texas. >> a decision from the supreme court is not expected until spring. >>> the man who played a major role in turning around the district's finances in the 1990s and died. economist andrew bremer was the first director of the d.c. control board set up to oversee the financial management of the city. his appointment was controversial and drew the ire of then mayor marion barry but d.c.'s huge deficit was turned into a $300 million surplus under bremer's leadership. he was also the first african- american to sit on the federal reserve board. andrew bremer was 86 years old. >>> coming up next, we'll go live to fox business network in new york. we'll find out how many teens say they have an iphone. >> as we go to break, y
CNBC
Oct 11, 2012 12:00pm EDT
're not going to have enough resources to invest in education, invest in high value additive research, to invest in energy or infrastructure. these are the problem areas that we have to face up to. you know, we spend twice as much as any other country in the world on health care. you know, health care is an enormous problem. it's growing at a much faster rate than gdp. second problem is defense. we spend more than the next 17 largest countries combined on defense. third we have a tax code that is inefficient, ineffective and globally anti-competitive. fourth, you know, it's social security. social security is $900 billion cash deficit -- cash negative over the next decade. we've got to face up to those four big issues. >> let me just be clear, though. the head of the imf, christine lagarde, was out the other day warning countries against too much austerity. >> right. >> also pointing out that countries who have done better are those who had a little bit less austerity. is there a danger with what you're proposing that it's taken too religiously up front -- >> that's why we said we ought to phase
CSPAN
Oct 11, 2012 12:00pm EDT
to report that she got federal aid and is now going to college making her dream as an education come true because she is going to be a social worker. she wanted to tell us her family is better off. she's doing everything right planning by the rules, and i think that there's someone on her side and middle class family in the 16th district deserve someone who is going to be there in washington looking out for them because the special-interest and self-serving politicians have left people. thank you. [applause] >> moderator: thank you very much, congresswoman sutton. congressman renacci no single party can have all the good ideas. what have you heard from your colleagues on the other side of the aisle that makes sense to you and what are you doing specifically to bring the government since the of gridlock to the nation's capital? renacci: you talked about my bipartisan group and i appreciate that. we got about dodd-frank and the runaway train. i wasn't even in congress at that time so it's interesting. the truth about the bipartisanship is we have to work on that partisanship. i am so proud
ABC
Oct 10, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. and also found being married and having a college education increases lakely hood a person will read the label autos you can work out while reading. too. >> and there is a big playoff hit. barry zito. >> yes. >>> coming up at 6:00 a little relief at the pump and how much prices dropped today and how long it could be until they come down. and also, cured meat movement. how you can get in on it and make your own salami. >> thank you very much. >> and a giant scooter made it to almost every corner of san francisco tonight. extending hours for fans to watch the home team play the reds. >> good stuff. today's showing courtesy of barry skpeeto and his team. >> yes. he worked out last minute plans so guests can see him take the mound in that game. >> the staff were fast to stream the game live. >> guests eating could watch the game right up to the final moment. it was a great gesture and a great time for them. >> great game, oh, my goodness. >> go, a's. >> all right. that is going to do it for us for how. world news is coming up next. >> from all of us here, thanks for watching.
MSNBC
Oct 10, 2012 5:00pm PDT
security and medicare and medicaid and education and so forth come from the ground up. they're what people want, they're what people need, they're what people voted for. they're part of the fabric of american life. they're not trickle-down anything. and what the president has to do and what joe biden has to do tomorrow night is to confront that notion. joe biden has to not only defend the president and attack paul ryan for his libertarian ideas, joe biden has to defend social security and medicare and the very idea of the usefulness and the importance of government in sharing responsibility in america, a big, heavy lift for joe biden tomorrow night. >> it's a heavy lift, howard, i agree, but it's also right in his wheelhouse. everyone in this country knows his middle class background. he is true to his value of helping the middle class. he legislated that way for 30 years in the senate. some think that joe biden's been put in an untenable position, a tough position. but isn't this good for biden? and i think for the president to come out and say joe's got to be joe, that's kind of saying,
ABC
Oct 11, 2012 4:30am EDT
by creating more educational opportunities for local children. it will include anti-bullying and michelle obama's "let's move" campaign, and literacy promotion. it's 48 degrees on this thursday morning. >> beyonce does not think she's irreplaceable. find out why she is handing over the starring role in the remake >> thursday morning. it is a cool start to the day but it's going to be cool the next couple days with a little warming by the end of the weekend on sunday, putting us a few degrees above average. we will be back down below average today. 49 in arlington, 45 and starling -- sterling. 51 in camp springs, 47 in lanham, maryland. mostly sunny today, high temperatures in the low 60's today. 62 degrees for the high temperature. for the nationals game around 4:00, 62 degrees. it will be shading your home plate as the sunset. temperatures dropping down to the mid to upper 50's by the end of the game with a northwesterly breeze at 5-10 miles an hour. here's your weekend outlook and for the susan g. komen walk breezy on friday, 64. on the weekend 62 on saturday. by sunday, 73. no chance o
ABC
Oct 11, 2012 6:00pm EDT
where they're going. but if take you away early childhood education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families ... they won't g go far. yet that's exactly what mitt romney wants to do... ...to pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires. if mitt romney wins, the middle class loses. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >> you are watching abc 7 news at 6, on your side. >> a firsthand look at the labor issues plaguing american airlines. >> we were at reagan national this morning where pilots were picketing. they're pushing to secure new contracts. it is the latest issue plaguing the airlines on top of maintenance problems that are causing a number of delays and cancellations. the airline sent us a statement today. american airlines had said it is working to ensure the current problems will not affect holiday travel. >> things could be looking up when it comes to finding a job. the number of people applying for unemployment benefits has dropped to its lowest levels. jobs report showed the unemployment rate
NBC
Oct 11, 2012 5:00pm EDT
're going. but if take you away early childhood education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families ... they won't go far. yet that's exactly what mitt romney wants to do... ...to pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires. if mitt romney wins, the middle class loses. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> several school buildings in prince george's county are in need of major renovations and repairs. in a new report, it shows most of the facilities are in fair or poor condition, and it will take billions of dollars to spruce them up. news4's prince george's county bureau chief tracee wilkins has details plus reactions from parents. >> reporter: a new independent report shows that while new school buildings are ahead of the curve, many students are lagging far behind. one of the highest performing schools, and in maryland for that matter, but according to this new report, it also has one of the core facilities in the county. >> the facility is poor. >> reporter: tulip grove is one of three buildings considered
CNBC
Oct 11, 2012 2:00pm EDT
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CNN
Oct 11, 2012 2:00am PDT
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CNN
Oct 11, 2012 9:00am PDT
social media activism supporting education for girls, something as simple as that. well, there's been condemnation of this attack and support for the teenager has been growing from washington to the united nations, around the world. reza sayya is joining us live from -- you have been all over this story talking to the doctors and the family medicine. how is she doing? what is the update? >> reporter: well, doctors say she's in critical condition. we've also spoken to the uncle within the past hour. he's saying that doctors are now hopeful, that she's out of danger, but the next 24 to 36 hours are going to be critical. this is the period after operation yesterday. of course, there's been an outpouring of emotion for this young girl. the last time we saw this kind of outpouring was probably 2007 when the former prime minister was assassinated, but now here we're talking about a 14-year-old girl. this is the kind of impact she's had on many here, and probably the impact has been strongest in pakistan's lass rooms. >> and you visited actually the school islamabad there today. tell us abou
CNN
Oct 11, 2012 11:00am PDT
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FOX Business
Oct 11, 2012 7:00pm EDT
on government. it is the algorithm. florida's state board of education and controversy, setting standards based on race. if calls for 90% of asian students to be at or above grade level at a reading by the level. 88% for whites, 81% of blacks are expected to be there, within six years. it is sort of a preselection race. it is stunning. it is met to set realistic and attainable goals, which means setting goals and insulting people at the same time. hard to do, but there it is an education in florida. up next, after last week's debate performance by governor romney, can the presidentsteer clear of even more damage o reelection efforts? the "a-team", monica crowley, jedediah bila, judith miller, heading our way with the answers. i mean all of the answers. 0t[h7 lou: joining me now is the "a-team", author and radio talkshow hosts, monica crowley. author of the book outnumbered, jedediah bila, and pulitzer prize-winning journalist, judith miller. judy, let's begin with you. yemen in the attack that killed the head of your security and the u.s. embassy there. this is getting worse. >> it is getting
CBS
Oct 10, 2012 5:30pm PDT
that is essential for providing an educational experience for all of our students to prepare them for the world they're going out to work in. >> reporter: journalism student cheyenne matthews-hoffman was admitted through that process. >> u.t. at the moment has, like, 4.5% african american students with race considered. that's a really small portion of students here, and it is kind of alienating when you don't have a lot of students on campus that look like you. >> reporter: students have differing views. angus mcleod is a senior. >> when you're taking a class on black literature and there's not a single black student in the class it-- it can be kind of a depressing experience. you lose an interpretation and a view on what you're reading, what you're studying that would be really helpful otherwise. >> reporter: senior kaitlin williams: >> it would crush me to know that i have the same qualifications as someone, and i'm not getting into graduate school just because of my skin color. >> reporter: 27 years after heman sweatt's case went to court, his great nephew graduated from u.t. >> hopefully one day
CSPAN
Oct 10, 2012 11:00pm EDT
and create jobs and helping environments. we do a tremendous amount for education and veterans. we have hired, and if you're a veteran in this room thank you very much for serving this country, we have hired 4800 veterans this year in the last 18 months or so. there is this thing called 100,000 jobs which we help starting hired 28,000 veterans and we have done 4500 ourselves. while other people are talking, we are doing. before this program we will do 1000 so we try to participate and to me it's all the same thing, healthy vibrant company, makes it all possible. the dying company, now been it is possible. i will put it in that same thing by the way, people say as an employee or shareholder if i don't make customers happy there is nothing else. if our employees don't do a good job -- it's all important to me. i try to run a fair profit, take care of your own people in your clients. let me go back to the mistake issue one more time. here's a question for you all. we have something like $15 billion in exposure in derivatives and hedging and bouncing around. you could easily tell me get it down.
CNBC
Oct 11, 2012 4:00pm EDT
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CNN
Oct 10, 2012 8:00pm PDT
is the same thing i say to liberals. can't always make education better by throwing more money at it. depend our vital interests, but let's not be everywhere all the time. let's no decide every war is something that u.s. dollars as well as soldiers have to participate in. so i do object to it. i'm concerned that you know, we could be at war with syria even before the election occurs. if things escalate across turkey's border. you have the head of nato now says that if turkey's attacked, all of a sudden, nato's mite will be involved in this war and i think for a border skirmish between syria and turkey, where syria's government is very weak and destabilized, i don't want to see world war where all of nato comes on to the turkish syria border. i don't think that's what the american people want and we need to be very careful about it. >> just want to show you something i saw interesting today. you have a super pac. rand pack and have been running some ads. so far, six figures. you've been spending real money on this. rand pac 2016. i'm sorry, i was confused. i thought you were already running f
FOX Business
Oct 11, 2012 5:00pm EDT
anyone. melissa: okay. >> i'm educating my employees. i'm educating them. i am telling them what will probably happen if the wrong person gets reelected. melissa: are you trying to influence their vote? >> yes. because i'm trying to influence their vote because my employees are family to me. i'm like the mother who says eat your spinach, that is good for you. i think i know what is good for their future and i'm trying to get them to do the right thing. melissa: what specifically do you think would happen if president obama were reelected to another term and what specifically would it mean for your business? i mean are you worried about the credit environment? are you worried about the tax environment? >> i'm worried about the entire environment, all of the above. you know, i can be a monday morning quarterback. i've lived through four years of the obama administration. four years ago we were doing a billion dollars a year in sales. we had 12,000 employees. today as a result of the last four years we had to cut down to 7,000 employees, and only doing half of the business that we c
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